Splendours from Iran
Splendors from Iran - Jewels and costumes for 5000 years of history
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The exhibition was organized by the National Museum of Oriental Art on the occasion of the IX Week of Culture, with the support of the General Directorate for Archaeological Heritage and in collaboration with the Cultural Institute of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Italy. The initiative is part of a broader framework of research conducted in Iran by the National Museum of Oriental Art together with the Iranian Culture Institute and the Italian Institute for Africa and the East, which recently, tearing the veil apart of ancient legends, they led to the exceptional discovery in the Iranian site of Shahr-i Sokhta, in a female tomb dating back to the III millennium BC, of ​​an ocular prosthesis with magical suggestions ...

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Author: By Silvia Balbi de Caro


Original language: Italian


Publisher: De Luca Editori d'Arte

Year of publication: 2007

Number of pages: 127

ISBN: 88-8016-803-7

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